Lockdown level 1 and the effect it has on the local elections

Gamelihle Bovana speaks to analyst Jamie Mightie about the country’s move to lockdown level 1 and how it will affect the 2021 Local Elections.
5 Oct 2021 English South Africa Technology · Music

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